Professional Activities:

  • Co-Chair of the Aerospace, Communications and Signal Processing Chapter of the IEEE Syracuse Section (August 2011-present).


  • NSF Panelist, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.


  • On the Editorial Board of Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems.


  • Member of the Liaisons Committee for the 2015 International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).


  • Area Chair of the 2015 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV).


  • Technical Program Chair of the 2014 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).


  • Area Chair of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)


  • Served in the IEEE Syracuse 2013 Nominating Committee.

  • Guest Editor, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Special Issue: Advances in Distributed Smart Camera Networks.


  • General Co-Chair of the 2013 AAMS-PS (Advances in Automated Multimedia Surveillance for Public Safety) Workshop (to be held in conjuction with the IEEE ICME 2013).

  • Area Chair of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS).

  • Ph.D. Forum Chair of the 2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).

  • Publicity Chair of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS).

  • Technical Program Committee Chair of the 2011 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).
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  • Finance Chair of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS).

  • Registration Chair of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS).
  • Tutorial Chair of the 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC).
  • Session Chair, Spotlight Poster Presentation, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS).
  • Session Chair, Event Detection, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), 2012.

     

  • Session Chair, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2012.
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  • Session Chair, Spotlight Poster Presentation, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), 2010.

     

  • Session Chair, Object Detection and Recognition in Smart Cameras, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2010.

  • Session Chair, Intelligent Sensors and Systems II Poster Session, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), 2009.

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  • Session Chair, Smart Camera Architectures, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2007.

  • Member of the Technical Program Committee (TPC) of:

    • 2015 International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
    • 2014 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014)
    • 2013 IEEE Workshop on Camera Networks and Wide Area Scene Analysis (in conjunction with CVPR 2013)
    • 2013 IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision
    • 2012 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)
    • 2012 IEEE Int’l Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    • 2012 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
    • 2012 IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT)
    • 2011 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    • 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
    • 2010 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    • 2010 International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS)
    • 2009 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    • 2009 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
    • 2009 International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS)
    • 2009 Intelligent Buildings and Smart Homes Conference (IBASH)
    • 2008 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
    • 2007 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC)
  • Reviewer for journals:

    • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
    • IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems
    • Proceedings of the IEEE
    • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
    • EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
    • Journal of System Architecture (Elsevier)
    • Computer Vision and Image Understanding
    • Multimedia Tools and Applications
  • Reviewer for conferences:

    • ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras
    • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance
    • International Conference on Pattern Recognition
    • International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems
    • IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision
    • IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology
    • IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems
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  • Senior Member of IEEE, and Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Computer Society.

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  • Member of WISE at Syracuse University.